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Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Assistant Professor in Phycology, University of Alaska Southeast

This position supports undergraduate BA/BS programs in Biology, Marine Biology, and Fisheries through teaching, research, and service, and complements the Biology Program’s breadth of expertise in marine sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower and upper division courses in biology, marine biology, and phycology, and develop a robust externally-funded research program involving undergraduate students.

UAS is a small liberal arts university, and is a federally recognized Alaska Native-serving institution. The campus resides on the unceded territory of the Áakʼw Ḵwáan on Lingít Aaní, also known as Juneau and Douglas, Alaska, which also houses neighboring X̱aadas and Ts’msyen peoples. Academic programs in sciences incorporate the relatively pristine natural environments adjacent to campus. Facilities that support the biology program include a flow-through seawater system, a SCUBA dive locker, and teaching/research laboratories.

  • Job Type: Faculty
  • Application deadline: 11/16/2022
  • Organization: Department of Natural Sciences, University of Alaska Southeast
  • Qualifications: Applications must have a Ph.D. in Marine Biology, or Oceanography, or from a related field. Preference will be given to phycologists with expertise in climate change, ecosystem modeling, fjord oceanography, subtidal ecology, community science, microbiology, biotechnology, or aqua/mariculture (however other fields may be considered). Candidates with AAUS and/or SCUBA instructor certification are desirable.
  • How to apply: Online
  • Location: University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau
  • Web address:

Contact Information

Michael Navarro
Department of Natural Sciences

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